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Cul'tural Revolu'tion




a radical sociopolitical movement in China c1966–71, led by Mao Zedong and characterized by military rule, terrorism, purges, restructuring of the educational system, etc. Cf. Gang of Four, Red Guard. Also called Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.

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